FOR KIDS: Cool Jobs: Sports science

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From soccer teams to the balance bean, scientists help athletes perform their best.

From soccer teams to the balance bean, scientists help athletes perform their best.

By Helen Fields

Web edition: August 2, 2013

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ATHLETIC SUPPORT

Sports scientists use cutting-edge research to help athletes stay at the top of their game.

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From soccer teams to the balance beam, scientists help athletes perform their best. There are a huge variety of scientists who study sports, and here we profile three of them. All three use cutting-edge research to help athletes stay at the top of their game.

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